How to Make Long Distance Relationship Long Lasting : 10 Tips
When we hear the term long distance relationship, it might sound strange and may seem difficult to most of the people who have used to spend time with their partner in real time. Long Distance Relationship as first ever relationship is way harder than the regular relationship where people can get know each other by daily meeting, conversations, watching their action and learn about each other. Whether this is your first relationship or you have been in relationship before there are some common difficulties in both cases. People often ask how to make long distance relationship long lasting. So here are the tips which can help you to survive your long distance relationship and make it long lasting.
To begin with, as like any other relationship, Long Distance Relationships are not perfect. It will not going to be easy. There will be times when you will feel sad and lonely. But this extra distance would simply turn lot of small things very meaning full in life. Things like holding hands, walking together, kissing, smelling her hair etc.
- Avoid excessive communication
In long distance relationship communication is the key. But as like other things, too much is not good. It is not advised to be possessive. You should spend as much time as together but also remember your partner is an individual and he/she needs own space too. Lots of couple to compensate the distance communicates lot more than they should. Soon it adds to tiredness and result in exhaustion. Remember less is more.
- Set rules of expectations
Clearly set the expectation level like what is your commitment level. It is not like your partner will be always available. It is better to be open up about this with your partner. It might sound odd but it can resolve whole of problems later on.
- Grab the opportunity
Consider distance as test of love for each other. Instead of thinking long distance relationship pulling you apart, you should believe that through this experience both of you will bound stronger together.
- Communicate regularly and creatively
When we say avoid excessive communication, we must not forget to communicate regularly. Greet each other every day, update about important happenings, share pictures, videos of events you attended, share issues you are facing, basically talk to each other and get to know each other more. By doing this kind of efforts, you make the other person feel loved and attended.
- Do things together
Play online games together, watch movies together, sing, play different games, it creates a bonding and sets you free from the dangerous word “what else!”
- Stay loyal
It could be easy for you to get distracted by a attractive male/female colleague or someone from past because they are near to you than your loved one. You need to recognize the danger before entering into the situation. If you are in a relationship, practice to be loyal with your partner.
- Stay honest
Talk about your feelings, insecurities, and jealousy whatsoever. If you try to hide anything from your partner, that secret can soon increase the distance between you two and that distance will be distance of trust. Your partner is not mind reader. Don’t expect that they will understand everything. Don’t try to deal with things alone all by yourself. Be open and honest with each other about your likes and dislikes. Let your partner to help you and give you the support you need.
- Visit each other
No matter how long you have been in relationship, make plans to meet each other. Long abstinence adds to the fun of meeting in long distance relationship. When you meet after a long time or the first time in the relationship the kissing, holding hands will give you jitters and butterflies in your stomach.
- Gift a personal object
There is something in momento, be it a key chain, bottle of fragrance or a small pendent. The meaning that is attached to the gift becomes something to hold on to when our mind fails us.
- Be positive
Be positive about things. Do not let the negativity of other peoples opinion destroy your own thoughts. Not every relationship is same, not everyone is same so not all the outcomes will be same. Be positive and hopeful about your relationship. Keep yourself busy with the positive thoughts.
The main difference of Long Distance Relationships from conventional relationship is, you are not physically with your partner. That is why long distance couples success in their relationship depends on honest communication with each other. Sometimes it may seem difficult, when you had an argument or misunderstanding. In other relationships you can just go and meet with your partner and resolve the issue but in long distance relationship, you have to depend on verbal communication to resolve any issue. So to have a successful long lasting relationship with your long distance partner, never assume anything, talk to each other and communicate effectively and always be honest with one another. Let us know your opinion about long distance relationship.
Wish you all a Successful Relationship